North America's premiere hockey academy
The Pursuit of Excellence Program is committed to developing a 360 degree player. Our success is seen through the quality and number of players that have moved on to the NHL, WHL, Junior and College levels.
A 27,000 sq ft training facility, divided into four areas, specifically designed to provide players with all the equipment they need to develop, practice and hone their skills.
Our results speak for themselves. With alumni in the NHL, WHL, College and Junior levels, we prides ourselves on preparing players physically, mentally and emotionally to excel at the next level
We have a proven record of success at developing players and moving them on to the next level. See what our players have accomplished and where they are playing now!
Latest NewsVIEW ARCHIVE
They finished like gangbusters, but it was just too far to go. The Shaftesbury Read More
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POE Announces Spring Showcase Date’s
POE is happy to announce the dates for both the Male & Female Showcase’s.
The Female College Showcase will be held April 10-12 and is $395, with all ice session’s to be held in Armstrong. To sign up for the showcase please complete the submission form below. More information can be found on the female website here. Any questions/comments regarding the Female College Showcase can be directed to Barbara Bilko or Hugh Dunlop.
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The POE Male Showcase will be held May 1-3 and is $195, with all ice session’s to be held in Vernon. Both Bantam & Midget age group’s will be operating on the same weekend, and all staff will be in attendance to assist. To sign up for the showcase please complete the submission form below. Any comments/questions regarding the Male Showcase can be directed to any one of the following: Glen Naka, Matt Hughes, Dean Caban or Topher Plonka.
From the Blog
- POE Girls Claim 2 Of 3 Medal’s At National’s
They finished like gangbusters, but it was just too far to go. The Shaftesbury Hockey Academy Titans, seeking to repeat their gold-medal performance at the Female World Sport School - Read More
- POE HIRES NEW VICE-PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Mark McLoughlin’s character, sports background, business expertise, and history of community involvement equip him with attributes that are perfectly aligned with POE’s mandate to development the 360 student/athlete. Mark - Read More
- Lazar Named Captain Canada
Ottawa Senators rookie Curtis Lazar named captain of Canada’s world junior team Kelsey Patterson – Canadian Press Curtis Lazar has every reason to be smiling. The always good-humoured Ottawa Senators rookie on Monday was named - Read More
"In the 2005/06 year as a 15 year old, I attended the Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy. While attending the Pursuit Academy, I became a stronger person, a better skater, stronger in academics, and learned life skills. During that year I also played on the BC Outback (a Senior AAA Women's team). Throughout that year... Read more
Pursuit of Excellence is a hockey academy based in Kelowna, B.C., Canada. Ran by head coach, David Roy, Pursuit of Excellence is a hockey school that is focused on developing excellent hockey players.